Resolution J5596-2013

Commending Donna Ramundo upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation on June 5, 2014

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  • Jun 3, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 3, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 30, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Donna Ramundo upon the occasion of her
designation  for  special  recognition  by  the Hudson Valley Area Labor
Federation on June 5, 2014

WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  to  recognize  and
commend the efforts of individuals who distinguish themselves in service
to the cause of working men and women in the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commend
Donna  Ramundo upon the occasion of her designation for special recogni-
tion by the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation; she will be honored  at
its  8th  Annual  Labor Heroes Celebration on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at
The Clubhouse at Patriot Hills, Stony Point, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Rockland County Teachers' Association (RCTA) President  Donna
Ramundo  is  the  recipient of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's
2014 Lifetime Service Award; and
  WHEREAS, Donna Ramundo was born and raised in Elmira,  New  York,  and
has served as a union leader throughout her 37-year career in education,
beginning in 1987 where she was the chief building representative in her
district; and
  WHEREAS,  Dedicated  to  advocating  for the rights of teachers, Donna
Ramundo has held almost every position in  the  Nyack  Teachers  Associ-
ation, serving as Grievance Chair and Vice President for many years, and
continuing  to  serve as chief negotiator and President of her district,
roles she will play until September 1, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, As RCTA President for the past six years, Donna  Ramundo  has
endeavored to serve and represent the interests of Rockland County's New
York  State  United  Teachers  (NYSUT)  members;  she has served in many
capacities for NYSUT, sitting on its policy board where she was a  liai-
son  to the other teacher unions in her county, and serving in a leader-
ship role during the organization's yearly assemblies; and
  WHEREAS, This wise leader has also served for many years on the Ameri-
can Federation Teacher policy board, and sits on the Central Labor Coun-
cil Board as Vice President for IBEW 363; and
  WHEREAS, Donna Ramundo will retire from her profession in 2014; howev-
er her commitment to supporting and actively promoting the  best  inter-
ests of her union family will never waver; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the custom of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commend  Donna Ramundo upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the Hudson Valley  Area  Labor  Federation's  2014  Lifetime  Service
Award; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Donna Ramundo.

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